Greece Fires Head of Privatization Agency Responsible for the Sale of OPAP

Stelios Stavridis was sacked for taking a free ride on the private jet belonging to one of the buyers of OPAP.

ISPs Implement Greek Blacklist

Concerns mount over access to existing balances.

Greek Government Completes OPAP Sale

Greece has completed the privatization of its online gambling monopoly OPAP, selling its 33% stake for €652 million…

RGA Asks Commissioner Barnier to Intervene in Greece

Publication of the Greek blacklist prompts the RGA to ask EU Internal Market Commissioner Michel Barnier to stop the re-establishment of a gaming monopoly.

Hellenic Gaming Commission Site Goes Live, Blacklist Published

The HGC has posted a blacklist of 401 domains on its website. ISPs must now block access or face massive fines.

RGA Complains About Plans To Re-Establish Greek OPAP Monopoly Via Blacklist

Backroom deal on OPAP starts blacklist process for potential competitors—accidental disclosure gives the RGA a chance to complain.

Realpolitik Takes Precedence as the EU Allows Greek Gambling Monopoly

EU Commission gives Greece the go ahead to re-establish the OPAP monopoly which the ECJ ruled illegal earlier this year.

William Hill and Betfair Ask to Run the Greek Online Gambling Monopoly

Impeccable timing creates a headache for Greek privatization schedule and OPAP monopoly.

RGA and EGBA file Complaint With EU Commission Over Greek Regulations

The Remote Gambling Association (RGA) and the European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) have filed a complaint…

European Court Rules Greek Monopoly in Violation of EU Law

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has finally issued a ruling that breaks OPAP’s Greek Gaming Monopoly.

Greek Gaming Regulation Under Fire

EU Commission, industry groups and operators decry Greek’s plan to extend OPAP’s gambling monopoly online.

William Hill Online Pulls Out of Greece

Hill heeds Greek demands, withdraws all gambling services including online poker from the market.

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